In Midnight Mysteries: The Edgar Allan Poe Conspiracy, the player takes on the persona of a famed writer who is known for solving cold cases. One night, the player is visited by the ghost of Edgar Allan Poe and given an invitation to attend the bicentennial celebration of Poe�s life and works. Recognizing this as an opportunity to discover the truth behind Poe�s death, the player goes on a hidden-object adventure through some of the author�s most famous works, including The Mystery of Marie Rog�t and The Gold Bug.